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Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It

 
 
 
 
Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It
Author: Tony Davila - Marc Epstein - Robert Shelton
ISBN 13: 9780131497863
ISBN 10: 131497863
Edition: 1
Publisher: FT Press
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 368
List Price: $39.99
 
 

Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience — as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll show what works, what doesn't, and how to use management tools to dramatically increase the payoff from innovation investments. Learn how to define the right strategy effective innovation; how to structure an organization to innovate best; how to implement management systems to assess ongoing innovation; how to incentivize teams to deliver, and much more. This book offers the first authoritative guide to using metrics at every step of the innovation process — from idea creation and selection through prototyping and commercialization.